By Arthur Medrano |Staff Writer| An entertaining alternative has arrived that no longer pits the social drinker to drink and drive, but rather to drink and paint. San Bernardino's Generation Now was tactical in its way of having the community break away from the typical hangout to enjoy festivities at the Garcia Center for the Arts in San Bernardino on May 26. The Spirit and Arts event occurs every fourth Friday of the month and relies on receiving donations from local city patrons to provide resources so individuals don't have to worry about purchasing their own art supplies. The Garcia Center, which is run by SB's Valley Concert Association, is also home to artwork and … [Read more...] about Wine and canvas paint
"Spirits and Arts"
By Destiny Carter |Staff Writer| I could tell that the vibe for the evening at the Garcia Center in San Bernardino would be very chill and laid back, which is just what I experienced. There were 20 easels setup with canvases, art supplies, and soothing classical music playing. People were talking among one another, grabbing glasses of wine and finger foods, and picking their seats for the evening. The building opened as a cultural center in 1935 and was abandoned in 2008, thus becoming the target of vandals leaving the center empty, cold, and in ruins. The center has since turned a new leaf thanks to the help of the community. San Bernardino Generation Now is the leading … [Read more...] about Garcia Center revamps with “Spirits and Arts”